Couple held after ‘plotting terror attack with car and knives at London Pride,’” by Mike Sullivan,
A COUPLE are suspected of plotting an attack on the Pride celebrations taking place in central London tomorrow.
A 28-year-old man and woman aged aged 25 are feared to have been planning a crude strike with a car and knives at the mass rally expected to be attended by up to a million people from around the world.
The couple were arrested on Wednesday morning in their car by counter-terror cops in Luton town centre, Beds….
A 40-year-old Swedish woman was arrested at Gatwick airport on suspicion of the “commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism.’’ ‘BIGGEST PRIDE EVER’
She was held after arriving on a flight from Italy just before 2.15pm on Thursday.
Her arrest is understood to be related to the Islamic State group.
Meanwhile, a 19-year-old man was arrested by armed cops yesterday morning at an address in south west London on suspicion of plotting terrorist acts.
Police said the raid was not connected to the earlier Luton arrests but declined to provide any further information.
Raids were carried out at residential and business premises in Luton following the arrest of the Luton couple….